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The Shuman opens for business, bringing urban office vibe to the suburbs

The Shuman opens for business, bringing urban office vibe to the suburbs

Franklin Partners has officially opened the doors of The Shuman, a socially activated office building that brings urban vibes to a suburban location. Located at 263 Shuman Boulevard in Naperville, Illinois, The Shuman features an extensive amenity floor to deliver a comprehensive workplace experience outside of Chicago’s central business district. The newly redeveloped, 350,000-square-foot office building welcomed its first tenant on September 10.

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Coworking company, Offix, opens first U.S. location in Chicago

Coworking company, Offix, opens first U.S. location in Chicago

International coworking company, Offix, has opened its very first U.S. office at Catalyst Lofts, located at 917 W. 18th Street in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. Chad Schroedl and Adam Thomas of SVN Chicago Commercial represented the landlord in the 6,394-square-foot lease, while Leibel Moscowitz of Vandon Forbes Real Estate represented the tenant.

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Former General Motors facility in Broadview sells for $14 million

Former General Motors facility in Broadview sells for $14 million

Mark Nelson, SIOR and Mike Nelson, SIOR, formerly partners of NelsonHill and now senior vice presidents with JLL in San Diego, have closed on the sale of the former General Motors facility located on 17 acres at 2600 S. 25th Avenue in Broadview, Illinois. TradeLane Properties purchased the property for $14,070,000, as their first transaction in their new fund.

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Amazon planning Chicago expansion, addition of up to 400 new jobs

Amazon planning Chicago expansion, addition of up to 400 new jobs

Chicago missed out on the much-ballyhooed HQ2, but Amazon hasn’t given up on the Windy City. The Seattle-based firm plans to expand its Chicago Tech Hub, including the creationg of 400 new tech jobs in fields including cloud computing, advertising and business development. To accommodate this job creation, Amazon will expand its downtown office by more than 70,000 square feet, allowing the company to double its tech workforce in the city.

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Skender completes construction of LinkedIn Chicago HQ expansion

Skender completes construction of LinkedIn Chicago HQ expansion

Skender, serving as interior construction manager, has completed construction of LinkedIn’s new 46,000-square-foot Chicago headquarters expansion project at 525 W. Monroe Street. LinkedIn, a global business and employment-oriented service that operates via websites and mobile apps, expanded its office footprint with a communicating stair connecting the existing space to two floors and various other new elements.

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Krusinski Construction completes new School Health facility

Krusinski Construction completes new School Health facility

Krusinski Construction Company completed construction of School Health’s LEED-Certified distribution, packaging and office facility at 5600 Apollo Drive in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. School Health, the leading national, full-service provider of health supplies, services and solutions, has relocated its staff and resources to its new two-story, 112,500-square-foot building from Hanover Park, Illinois.